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Des coteaux Early Origins



The surname Des coteaux was first found in Poitou.

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Des coteaux Spelling Variations


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Des coteaux Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Descoteaux, Descouteaux, Des Couteaux, Des Coteaux, D'Escouteaux, D'Escoteaux, Descotes and many more.

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Des coteaux Early History


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Des coteaux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Des coteaux research. Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1646, 1654, 1689, 1699, and 1716 are included under the topic Early Des coteaux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Des coteaux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Des coteaux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was François-Pignon Descoteaux, originally from Thouars (Deux-Sèvres), where he was born at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He became a musician and specialized in the oboe and the musette, and joined the musicians of the King's Chamber in January 1654. He had a...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Des coteaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Philip Edward Descoteaux, aged 26, who arrived in New York, in 1917

Des coteaux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie-Angelique Descoteaux married in 1725 in Quebec
  • Madeleine Descoteaux married in 1728 in Baie-du-Febvre, Quebec
  • François Descoteaux married in 1760 in Yamachiche
  • Euphrosine Descoteaux married in 1798 in Yamachiche

Des coteaux Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Valentine Descoteaux, aged 20, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Des coteaux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Des coteaux (post 1700)



  • Norm Descoteaux (b. 1948), retired Canadian professional WHA ice hockey player for the Quebec Nordiques
  • Bernard Descôteaux (b. 1947), Québécois journalist
  • Joseph-Félix Descôteaux (1863-1931), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Nicolet in the Canadian House of Commons from 1923 to 1930
  • Pierre Descoteaux (b. 1952), Canadian lawyer and politician, Member of Parliament for Groulx (2003-2007)
  • Matthieu Descoteaux (b. 1977), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey defenceman who played from 1997 to 2009
  • Claude Descoteaux, Canadian executive Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce for the province of Quebec

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Des coteaux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Des coteaux Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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